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Summer Maths Puzzles - Friday 30 August - Finitely Infinite or Infinitely Finite?

Finitely Infinite or Infinitely Finite?

On this final day of our month of puzzles we ask you simply for the name of the shape that has finite volume but infinite surface area, and a description of how it is formed.


Entry to this puzzle is now closed.  Congratulations to the following for some great answers: 


  • Krishi
  • Emily Lies and Jan Ricken
  • Richard Hibbs
  • Evgeny Mirkes
  • Ali Raad
  • Linsday Woodhead
  • Danielle Amouzou-Akue
  • Patrick Luo
  • The Koenig Family


University of Cambridge Research Councils UK
    Clay Mathematics Institute London Mathematical Society NM Rothschild and Sons